Youth Support Worker (Fablab Maker) - DYS Space Ltd

  • Multiple Locations
  • Part Time
  • JNC: unqualified scale Pt 5-6, qualified scale Pt 7-10 (actual salary £5,740 - £6,571)

SPACE is an ambitious and innovative charity, driven by our values and seeking to support even more young people by developing current and new services. Our employees strive to achieve the best they can and must be committed to seeing the best in others. We value everyone's contribution and create safe spaces for exploration and growth.

Do you want to help us unlock potential with young people and their communities? Do you love a challenge?

We have an exciting opportunity to join us and become part of a team who work with young people, engaging in meaningful activities and programmes that seek to unlock their potential, give them a voice and positively shape their future prospects.

What is the role?
- We are seeking candidates either with experience and knowledge of working in a maker space (Fablab), or with the associated equipment and software (3d printers, CNC machine, vinyl plotters etc) or with a keen interest in learning these skills;
- Being creative and listening to others’ ideas;
- Excellent collaborative and team player skills.

Who we’re looking for
About You:
- Experience or interest in working in a vibrant and busy youth centre with teenagers in small and large groups;
- Collaborative, resourceful and dynamic;
- A passion for Fablab - making and design.
As part of our ambitions to improve equality and diversity, we would particularly welcome applications for this role from those who identify under any of the protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010, which include race, age, disability, gender, religion or belief, and sexual orientation.

What we offer
- Annual leave: 6 weeks for the first 5 years then increased to 7 weeks (pro-rata’d for part-time roles);
- Additional 3 Statutory days given between Christmas and new year plus bank holidays;
- Pension contributions starting at 6% rising to 8% in the third year;
- Employee assistance programme 24/7;
- Casual dress code;
- Social occasions;
- Continuous Professional Development: formal and informal training opportunities;
- Enhanced sick pay;
- Trained wellbeing champions available for a chat;
- Chromebook and work mobile;
- Value-driven culture.

If you’d like an informal discussion about the role, please contact Jenny on 07590 639379 or, for more information, please visit

At SPACE, we work with young people and are fully committed to ensuring their safeguarding and welfare is a priority at all times. As part of our Safeguarding Policy and Procedures, all of our employees, contractors and volunteers will be expected to comply. Upon a conditional offer of appointment being made, all employees will also be required to satisfy our pre-employment screening process which will include:
- An identity check (photo ID);
- Receipt of satisfactory references cover for 3 years to current;
- Documentary evidence of right to work in the UK;
- A satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

How to apply
Please read the job description and apply with your CV and supporting statement, describing your passion for this role even if you don’t feel you meet every point in the description.
To apply for this post, please download and complete the attached supporting statement and return, along with your CV, either by email to or by post to DYS Space Ltd, 100 Club, Wear Barton Road, Exeter, Devon EX2 7EH.
Interview Date: 20 June 2022 (Exmouth Youth Centre)

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Job Details

  • OrganisationOther Organisations
  • Work LocationEast DevonDevon
  • Work Postcode


  • Reference


  • Occupational GroupYouth & Community

  • Salary Details

    JNC: unqualified scale Pt 5-6, qualified scale Pt 7-10 (actual salary £5,740 - £6,571)

  • Job TermPermanent
  • Appointment TypePart Time
  • Hours

    11 hours per week (2 to 3 evenings per week)

  • Closing Date


  • DBS Check Required